This article is spotlighting the beautiful Edo Bride, in the south south of the Nigeria. Edo is home to many ethnic groups, including Bini, Akoko-Edo and Esan.
Edo brides are known for their elaborate beaded bridal wear – complete with a crown and accessories. The hair – the most important part of the look, is made into a high bun hairstyle known as Eto-Okuku, typically created with black gel. Coral beads are then sewn into the hair or extensions in to the form of a crown, called Okuku. Many brides buy wigs ready made with the hair and crown.